Who is ‘The Xi Jinping’ ? About, Education?
General Secretary, Communist Party, China
The leader of the world’s most populated country and second largest economy (GDP), Xi Jinping holds a firm grasp on China’s only political party.
In March, China’s parliament amended its constitution, broadening Xi’s power and scrapping term limits.
After ascending to the presidency in 2012, Xi was quick to see the benefits of privatization-friendly reform.
He is widely credited with the slogan Chinese Dream – a set of personal and national ideals for the advancement of Chinese society.
He has a surprisingly assertive public profile, even allowing the state media to publish a day-in-the-life account of his workday.
ON FORBES LISTS #1 Powerful People 2018
RESIDENCE: Beijing, China
MARITAL STATUS: Married
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts/Science, Tsinghua University; Doctor of Jurisprudence, Tsinghua University
DID YOU KNOW
- In 2016 Xi Jinping was elevated to a Communist Party “core” leader in 2016, an honor previously bestowed upon Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. Son of Xi Zhongxun, a deputy prime minister, Jinping is considered a “prince ling” – descendant of prominent Communist Party officials.
- Son of Xi Zhongxun, a deputy prime minister, Jinping is considered a “prince ling” – descendant of prominent Communist Party officials.
Xi Jinping was born in Beijing on 15 June 1953, the second son of Xi Zhongxun and his wife Qi Xin. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 by Mao Zedong, Xi’s father held a series of posts, including Party propaganda chief, vice-premier, and Vice Chairperson of the National People’s Congress.Xi had two older sisters, Qiaoqiao , born in 1949 and An’an , born in 1952. Xi’s father was from Fuping County